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Where Have Our Winters Gone?

Posted Dec 03 2012 5:30pm

Photo of snowy furtree branches reflecting in water

If you're planning to skate on a frozen lake or river this winter, ski on a snowy slope, or, when spring arrives, depend on snowmelt to refill your water supply, you may need to think twice.

Winter as a "species" may have evolved to be less like the winters we remember. The change has consequences for summer, too, including plants' flowering times.

Scientists will present results on how winter is changing and why it matters at ...

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This is an NSF News item.

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